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Normative Bricolage: Informal Rule Making by Accountants and Lawyers in Mega Insolvencies


John Flood


UCD; University College London; University of Westminster School of Law

Eleni Skordaki


Olswang


GLOBAL LAW WITHOUT A STATE, G. Teubner, ed., pp. 109-131, Dartmouth: Aldershot, 1997

Abstract:     
The Maxwell bankruptcy was the first big international insolvency, one that moved into primary proceedings simultaneously in London and New York. This set up a battle between British administration and US Chapter 11. The intervention by certain individuals who had thought about the consequences of such bankruptcies, including lawyers and judges, enabled a private system of law to emerge to handle these incommensurable systems.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 23

Keywords: globalization, bankruptcy, insolvency, chapter 11, administration, lawyers, accountants

JEL Classification: J44

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Date posted: December 7, 2006  

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Flood, John and Skordaki, Eleni, Normative Bricolage: Informal Rule Making by Accountants and Lawyers in Mega Insolvencies. GLOBAL LAW WITHOUT A STATE, G. Teubner, ed., pp. 109-131, Dartmouth: Aldershot, 1997. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=949895

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John A. Flood (Contact Author)
UCD ( email )
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Dublin 4
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University College London ( email )
Faculty of Laws
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London, England WC1H 0EG
United Kingdom
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University of Westminster School of Law ( email )
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London, England W1W 7UW
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Eleni Skordaki
Olswang ( email )
90 High Holborn
London, WC1V 6XX
United Kingdom
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